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Written by attorney Peter N Munsing | Jul 19, 2016

I was in a car wreck--how do I get my car fixed?

When your vehicle is damaged in a crash, if you are not at fault the other persons insurance--if they have insurance--will pay for fixing it or the total value. Let's discuss who-what-when-where-how

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If you've been in a wreck that isn't your fault you can always call us for a consultation. 1-800-FOR-LAW-8 (1-800-367-5298). Your state's insurance commissioners office is a good place to start, so you know what the rules are for damage to vehicles: Pennsylvania: http://www.pacode.com/secure/data/031/chapter62/chap62toc.html http://www.pabulletin.com/secure/data/vol29/29-6/186.html http://www.insurance.pa.gov/Documents/auto_guide.pdf New Jersey: http://www.state.nj.us/dobi/ins_ombudsman/wysk1.htm http://www.state.nj.us/dobi/ins_ombudsman/wysk2.htm New York: http://www.dfs.ny.gov/consumer/faqs/faqs_auto.htm http://www.dfs.ny.gov/insurance/acrobat/reg64.pdf http://www.dfs.ny.gov/insurance/acrobat/reg64.pdf

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